A house caught fire early this morning in Moline.

This was around 3:00 a.m. near the intersection of 7th Street and Wildwood.

No flames were visible when our crew arrived but there was a strong smell of smoke.

Rock Island and Moline firefighters were on scene – along with an ambulance and a MidAmerican truck.

Multiple ladders were seen going to the second floor of the house.

At this time we do not know if anyone was injured or the extent of any damage.

When we have more information on this incident we will bring it to you on air and online.


Both occupants of the home were able to escape unharmed. First responders arrived within six minutes and remained on scene to ensure the blaze was extinguished. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and an investigation is underway by the Moline Fire Department Prevention and Investigation Bureau.

No injuries to the residents, fire crews or first responders were reported. The structure has been deemed uninhabitable and the residents are staying with neighbors. Other agencies assisting the Moline Fire Department included the Moline Police Department, East Moline Fire Department, Rock Island Fire Department, Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department, MidAmerican Energy, and the Moline Second Alarmers.